New Hope rain garden dedication

Richard Schaefer at the New Hope Rain Garden Dedication in South Tucson, AZ. This unique inner-city project helps reduce flooding, increase water retention and improve the environment. The program was funded by a $60k grant from the RBC Foundation Blue Water initiative and facilitated by the Sonoran Institute, where Richard is a board member.

El Rio Gala

The team was a table sponsor at the El Rio Gala.  El Rio's mission is to improve the health of community through affordable healthcare. They serve over 10,000 patients and are proud to be one of the most innovative non-profit health centers in the U.S.


Richard Schaefer receives RBC Global Citizen Award

Richard Schaefer has been named a recipient of the 2017 RBC Global Citizen Award, which celebrates RBC colleagues who are leaders in their community, who personify RBC’s Collective Ambition, and who are active volunteers both inside and outside of the firm. Richard is the only RBC Wealth Management-U.S. colleague to receive the honor; he joins 34 other RBC colleagues from Canada, the U.S. and the Caribbean in receiving the recognition. All of the award recipients will participate in a volunteer trip to Kenya in October. Read more about the 2017 Global Citizen Award expedition.